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    TO MR. BARROW

    To [Mr. Barrow, Sen.]. NIGHTINGALE LANE, Aug. 5, ‘79.

    DEAR MR.BARROW, —

    I am most grateful for your offer of a house and I see no sort ‘of reason why you should not nominate as you wish —

    with the proviso that they meet our rules as to being destitute, healthy, and between 6 and 10, besides being legitimate and not deformed.

    What a kind friend you are! I pray the Lord reward you for all this according to His grace.

    I have seen Mr. Page and had a long interview; you will soon receive draft.

    Yours ever heartily, C. H. SPURGEON.


    NIGHTINGALE LANE,

    June 23, ‘80.

    DEAR MR.BARROW, —

    I could not get back again to your meeting last night for I had to start two others and make a speech at each; and at last my legs gave in and would not carry me about any longer.

    I thank you with all my heart, and Mrs. Barrow too. May success attend you and God’s best blessing. You have done me a great and special service and you have done it so heartily that it is a pleasure to be under obligations to you.

    Is there anything for me to do by way of acknowledgment to donors? I wrote Mr. H , and Mrs. H. sends £5 for herself, and £10 for Mr. H. —

    . Is this a new donation? or is it a part of your list?

    Yours very heartily, C. H. SPURGEON.


    WESTWOOD,

    May. 22, 1881.

    DEAR MR.BARROW, —

    I am extremely sorry that I cannot come out to-night. I would not give a lame excuse, but, alas, my being lame is the hindrance. I am hardly able to keep out of bed, and to make a journey to Stockwell is quite beyond me.

    I think on such a theme as your noble help to the Orphanage I could have risen to eloquence, but Mr. Olney who is always eloquent will make up for me in that direction. I should, however, have said how glad I am personally to see you treading in your father’s footsteps, and doing in many ways that which would have filled the good old man’s heart with delight.

    I am personally obliged to you and Mrs. Barrow for helping the Stockwell Orphanage, and in signing my name to the Testimonial, I can truly say, I did it with all my heart.

    God bless and prosper you very abundantly. You will, I know, excuse a cripple. My heart is with the gathering of the evening, though my legs will not carry me into its midst. Peace be to all.

    My kindest regards are hereby sent to you and Mrs. Barrow.

    Yours very heartily, C. H. SPURGEON.


    WESTWOOD,

    Feb. 18, 1882.

    DEAR MR.BARROW, —

    I am most grateful to you for the noble check just received £250 for furnishing “The Olives.”

    I should like to create you a Barrownet on the spot, and as I cannot do that I am comforted by the fact that you are noble enough as you are. Peace be to you, and all your house, and continual prosperity.

    Yours very thankfully, C. H. SPURGEON.


    MENTONE,

    Jan . 5, ‘87.

    DEAR MR.BARROW, —

    I most gratefully acknowledge your check for £30 17S. 9d., for Orphanage. This is only one among many generous acts of yours by which my work has been aided. I have never been able fitly to thank you for your princely deeds, but I pray for you to our Lord, and I say, “Lord, he hath loved our nation, and he hath built us several synagogues.” May the best of blessings rest on you, and Mrs. Barrow, and all the family.

    I joyfully remember meeting you here. Our weather is rather broken in imitation of yours at home. I have been very ill, but I am now better and letters like yours help to strengthen a fellow.

    Will you please direct the enclosed to Mr. W , whose address I do not know?

    Yours ever most heartily, C. H. SPURGEON.


    WESTWOOD,

    Mar . 23, 1889.

    DEAR MR.BARROW, —

    I am in great need of your aid just now. I want you to take the chair at the College Supper, Wednesday, May 8.

    You have been such a splendid helper by building chapels that I want to recognize my indebtedness to you for this, and many other kindnesses, by getting still deeper into debt.

    My father has told me of your country-house, which I must hope to visit; but. this time I want you to visit me at my workshop. I shall be very greatly relieved and comforted if you will send a speedy “Yea” to this request.

    With kindest regards to yourself and Mrs. Barrow, I am, Yours ever heartily, C. H. SPURGEON.


    WESTWOOD,

    Mar. 27, 1889.

    DEAR MR.BARROW,—

    You are always kind. In many ways you have helped my work like a prince, and I pray the Lord to trust so good a steward with yet larger supplies. I should have been glad of you as a chairman even without your money

    useful as that is; but I would not be guilty of overriding a free horse.

    May every blessing rest on you and all your household! When the weather is warmer, I will invite myself to your house on the strength of the kind invitation of your letter.

    Most sincere thanks for your promise of £25.

    Yours heartily, C. H. SPURGEON.

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